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Displaying Transformed Neighborhoods, Edible Flint's Garden Tour Showcases Flint’s Urban Farms and Gardens   
After a two-year hiatus, the Edible Flint Food Garden Tour is back and will take place Wednesday, August 3, from 4 to 8 p.m. The tour will start and end at the Flint Farmer’s Market located in downtown Flint. Community members are invited to...

Support Healthy Digestion, Clarkston Practitioner Offering New Organic Medical Grade Probiotic   
Laura Kovalcik, DO, of The Downing Clinic in Clarkston is now offering a new medical grade probiotic, Doctor’s Biome. The next-generation probiotic is available on the clinic’s website for online ordering with...

Whole Food Plant-Based Recipes, Chef Natalie BrodskyPlant-Based Chef to Demonstrate Cooking in Online Presentation   
On Thursday, August 4, Chef Natalie Brodsky of Gray Table Cuisine will demonstrate how to make an easy whole food plant-based Thai Curry out of seasonal vegetables found at...

Find Your Inner Potential Santosha Yoga Teacher TrainingChesterfield Yoga Teacher Training Begins in October   
Whether you are an aspiring yoga teacher or a practitioner who wants to know more about the yoga tradition, Santosha Yoga’s 200 Hour Teacher Training will provide a structure in which to experience...

Back To Normal, Rebekah's Four Locations Announce Return to Expanded Store Hours   
Rebekah’s Health and Nutrition Source has returned to regular store hours, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., at all four stores located in Lapeer, Lake Orion, Clarkston and Grand Blanc. The first...

Happy Trails, Metroparks Unveils Redeveloped Shelden Trails   
The Huron-Clinton Metroparks completed a multi-year project on a mountain biking/hiking trail system within Stony Creek Metropark using partner- and user-guided construction and featuring...

Bridging Science, the Arts and Spirit, Margaret Dwyer, Ph.DThe Energy Medicine Research Institute Raises Money for Scholarship Fund   
The third annual Energy Medicine Research Institute’s Franklin Dinner fundraising event will be held Thursday, September 22, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the...

See What’s New at Oasis, Waterford Health Foods Store Gains New Owners and Reopens Smoothie Bar   
On June 13, ownership of Oasis Health Foods & More in Waterford changed to two female owners, Terry Hodskins and Heather Rosen. They have brought in new...

Convenient Relief from Aches and Pains, The Joint Chiropractic Opens Second Clinic in Troy   
Dr. Jeff Rosenberg, chiropractor and Detroit native, recently opened a new location of The Joint in Troy, adding to the...

Lapeer Therapist Relocates, Denae TaitAppointments Now Available in Lapeer and Frankenmuth   
Denae Tait from Guided Touch Therapies, previously located at Katie's Spa in Lapeer, has relocated and now has 2 locations to serve clients. CranioSacral Therapy, Body Code/Emotion Code and massage therapy will...

Love for Food and Community, Veggie Options at Steady Eddy's Inside Flint Farmer's Market   
Steady Eddy’s in the Flint Farmer’s Market has reopened after a recent renovation targeting the floors, paint, cabinetry, bar and even stools. With a unique ambiance, Steady Eddy’s remains built on love for...

Holistic Health Care for People and Animals, Mary Helen LeeNew Acupuncture Clinic and Apothecary Opens in Shelby Township   
Green Medicine Acupuncture and Apothecary in Shelby Township offers holistic health care for both people and animals. Owner Mary Helen Lee, a licensed acupuncturist and nationally board certified in Oriental medicine, Chinese herbology and...

Workshops and Classes Available, Local Online University Announces Summer and Fall Schedule   
Local Online University Announces Summer and Fall Schedule...

Protecting Native Wild Rice, EGLE Grant Supports State Agencies and Tribal Governments   
A $100,000 grant through the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy’s (EGLE) Office of the Great Lakes will help protect wild rice, a culturally and...

Mold Remediation is Part of Spring Cleaning, Testing the air quality inside the home can identify allergens that are present, including mold spores. MoldPro LLC provides a variety of mold remediation techniques and complete restoration services, including...

VegFest 2022 Rescheduled for June 5   
The VegFest 21st annual celebration on April 24 at the TCF Center Grand Ballroom has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 5, at the Eastern Market in Detroit, and admission is now free...

Changing Subconscious Thoughts, Terry SchwartzBetter Self-Care with Coaching Utilizing Zyto EVOX Technology   
Terry Schwartz, Holistic Health Coach at Super Simple Change in Bloomfield Hills, guides clients toward better self-care through mind, body and soul transformation. That transformation can...

Better Health Market & Cafe Opens New Dearborn Store, On Site Nutrition Experts, Dining, Organic Produce and Gourmet Prepared Foods   
Better Health Market & Café is announcing the recent opening of their new Dearborn store, in the heart of west Dearborn’s walkable downtown. The new location, replacing the previous smaller location at 1330 N. Telegraph, has expanded organic offerings and will ...

Local Physician Publishes Science Fiction Story, Keri Topouzian, DOBloomfield Hills Practitioner Seeks To Make Sense of the Pandemic   
Keri Topouzian, DO, board-certified regenerative medicine physician and author, has published a new e-book, The Sarcovian Genocide. In it...

New Wellness Center Opens in Farmington, Cindy HawthorneColon Hydrotherapy, Spiritual Counseling and More Under One Roof   
Light of the Wayshower is a wellness, detoxification and rejuvenation center opened in February by Cindy L. Hawthorne. As a...

Take Control of Your Health and Well-Being, Any Lab Test NowFood Sensitivity and Other Clinical Lab Testing Available in Rochester Hills   
Not only does Any Lab Test Now in Rochester Hills offer highly informative results for food sensitivity, but also offers thousands of other...

Walking With Purpose, Kristin Smith doing cranioscral therapy Clarkston Therapist Adds Bible Study and Bodywork Program   
Kristin Smith, doctor of physical therapy and techniques certified craniosacral therapist, is adding a Bible Study and Bodywork program to her practice, Into the Light Healing and Bodywork. The first Bible study...

Feldenkrais Classes on Zoom, Relax, Balance and Strengthen from the Comfort of Home   
Awakening Movements Feldenkrais and Physical Therapy announces two weekly Zoom classes including relaxing, balancing and strengthening. Feldenkrais practitioner and physical therapist Lisa Ponichter-Stanley will lead the classes Mondays at 6 p.m. and Wednesdays at 11 a.m. Attendees will...

Personal Experience with Functional Medicine, Jennifer AndresBloomfield Hills & Saginaw Practice Welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner   
Jennifer Andres is a masters-prepared certified family nurse practitioner who has studied functional medicine at the Institute of Functional Medicine and Functional Medicine University since 2018. She has joined the practice of...

Busted Bra Shop Opens New Location, Detroit-based intimates store the Busted Bra Shop has moved its Ann Arbor store to a new location at 899 West Eisenhower Parkway, in the Colonnade Shopping Center, with lots of bras, lingerie, swimwear, sleepwear and ...

Personalized Medicine / Comprehensive Wellness, Mary WilsonFunctional Medicine Practitioner Celebrates 2 Years at Institute   
Trained at Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Functional Medicine and certified in functional medicine by the Institute for Functional Medicine, Mary E. Miller-Wilson, adult nurse practitioner, begins her second year working alongside Dr. Hardik Shah, doctor of osteopathic and neuromusculoskeletal medicine, at...

Expanding Line of Health Products, Ultimate Digest 911 Hits Rebekah’s Shelves   
Ultimate Digest 911, a potent combination of digestive enzymes produced through controlled fermentation of select microbial species, is Rebekah’s Health and Nutrition’s newest exclusive product available in...

Hypnotherapy and Reiki in Troy, Susan and Mike deCaussinHealing Methods Announces New Location   
As of January 2022, clinical hypnotherapist and reiki master Susan deCaussin and clinical reflexologist and reiki master Mike deCaussin, of Healing Methods, will provide services from a their new office on...

Healing and Wellness Centers Merge , Donna PascarettaTroy Practices Combining to Offer Massage Therapy and Chiropractic   
In December, Donna Pascaretta, licensed massage therapist and owner of Optimal Healing, and Dr. Kristy Bouchard, chiropractor and owner of Chiropractic Cottage and Wellness Center, will merge their...

Holistic Chiropractic Care in Troy, Authentic Living Center Moves to New Offices   
After eight years it's time for a change, so Authentic Living Center is moving to a new location, but remaining in Troy at the Woodcrest Office Park on Kirts Blvd." explains Dr. Theresa Pigott, who founded Authentic Living Center in...

Nutritional Guidance and Weight Management, Denae TaitWellness Coach Collaborates with New Lapeer Spa   
Denae Tait, a naturopathic wellness coach, licensed massage therapist and student of natural medicine for more than 20 years, offers clients tools, supplements and guidance on how to...

Sound Mind Counseling Relocates to Clarkston, Randall KaszynskiCertified Hypnotherapist Targets Anxieties and Behaviors for Self-Improvement   
Randall Kaszynski, a licensed professional counselor and certified clinical hypnotherapist, is now offering in-person clinical hypnotherapy and professional counseling to the greater Clarkston area and...

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